Cuddle Mates are special because of their shape. Little children simply love wrapping their arms and legs around their Cuddle Mate pillow for the most comfortable night’s sleep. Help your child adopt safe and healthy sleep habits with Cuddle Mates. Stop your toddler from sleeping on their tummy or on their back and encourage them to sleep on their side with Cuddle Mates. The size and shape of Cuddle Mates also helps little children to sleep independently Cuddle Mates have been endorsed by Child sleep expert and author, Lisa Clegg. 'Cuddle Mates help to encourage children to sleep independently. Many sleep more soundly and comfortable in the natural side sleeping position promoted by Cuddle Mates. I would recommend this product to any parent to encourage good sleep habits.' Cuddle Mates are made from 100% super soft cotton and filled with premium hollowfibre polyester. They are completely machine washable.